FASHION WITH A PASSION RAISES $130,000 FOR SAFE HARBOR

photo (12)On Thursday, March 6, over 450 guests gathered at the Poinsett Club for an evening of unforgettable fashion, food, and fun benefiting Safe Harbor.  Guests enjoyed exciting silent and live auctions, and the runway show featured the latest Spring styles from local boutiques including: Copper Penny, Monkees of the West End, Muse Show Studio, Petals Boutique, Pink Bee, Savvy, Southern Tide, Vestique, Wisteria Salon and the Safe Harbor Resale Shop.  Kay Davis, a Safe Harbor supporter and survivor of domestic violence, shared her story of hope with the crowd.

Through Safe Harbor’s 2014 Fashion with a Passion event, $130,000 was raised for Safe Harbor’s mission, vastly exceeding its 2013 fundraising total of $80,000. Safe Harbor would like to express thanks to its 2014 Fashion with a Passion planning committee, sponsors, boutiques, auction donors and guests.

2014 Fashion with a Passion Planning Committee – Renee Dunlap (Event Chair), Suzanne Manning (Auction Chair), Ann Bible Batson, Lori Coon, Tracy Daves, Misty Hardaway, Kelly Holder, Kristen Jenny, Julie Jenson, Brooke Kellett, Jenny Kramer, Courtnay Laws, Tiffany Martin, Caroline Mahaffey, Susan Spitzer, Becky Callaham & Julie Meredith

2014 Fashion with a Passion Sponsors:

Lead Corporate Presenting Sponsor- Greenville Health System

Small Business Presenting Sponsor – Kathryn Williams & Tom Ervin

Corporate Presenting Sponsor – Verizon Wireless

Runway Sponsor – Southwest Airlines

Red Carpet Sponsors – Ahead Start and Big “O” Dodge

Media Sponsor – TOWN Magazine

Trendsetter Sponsors – Carolinas Wealth Management & Highlands Center for Women

Fashion Police Sponsors –Greenville Oral Surgery, PA. & River Falls Oral Surgery, Greenville Pediatric Dentistry, Monkees of the West End

Fashionista Sponsors – BB&T, Laurens Electric Cooperative, Risk Insurance Management Services, Shaw Flooring

Gem Sponsor – Llyn Strong Fine Jewelry

Printing Sponsor – Pre-Sort Plus

Champagne Sponsor – P. Simpsons Hometown Grille

DJ Sponsor – The Party Man (http://party-man.com/)

Photography Sponsors – Justin Lingle at 6 Romeo Studios and Jennifer Boozer

In-Kind Sponsors – Bow Tie Benefit Auctions, Bubbly Blow Dry Bar, Pomp Salon, Roots/4 Rooms, TapSnap, Upside with Kimberly Kelly, Wisteria Salon & Spa